James Gunn Tried To Make a Gilligan's Island Reboot With Cannibals

Guardians of the Galaxy and Suicide Squad Director James Gunn desires to create a twisted tackle Gilligan’s Island.

Responding to a Twitter problem to “pitch a film with two photos, no caption,” Gunn posted an image of the forged of Gilligan’s Island along a picture depicting cannibalism. In a follow-up tweet, Gunn stated the theory wasn’t intended to be a funny story.

“A real tale: Within the overdue 90’s screenwriting GOAT Charlie Kaufman pitched a film model of Gilligan’s Island the place the islanders, ravenous & determined, began killing & consuming every different,” Gunn wrote. “Warner Bros sought after to do it – however Sherwood Schwartz, the author, stated no manner.”

Gunn says he later attempted to resurrect the theory, however Sherwood Schwartz’s property stated no.

The vintage 1960s sitcom initially ran for 3 seasons from 1964 to 1967. The display featured seven castaways stranded on an island after a “three-hour excursion” is going horribly flawed. The episodes depict the principle characters operating in combination to continue to exist at the island, in spite of their way of life variations. In Gunn’s proposed model, it kind of feels issues do not have long gone fairly as swimmingly.

Gunn is lately busy with more than one superhero initiatives. But even so the discharge of The Suicide Squad previous this yr, he is additionally at the back of the impending Peacemaker by-product starring John Cena. At the Wonder aspect, he is operating on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. three which lately forged the position of Adam Warlock.

Logan Plant is a contract creator for IGN. You’ll to find him on Twitter @LoganJPlant.

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